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Portraits at Cantor bring visibility to trans communities

LJ Roberts’ solo exhibition of embroidered portraits at the Cantor Arts Center illustrates how politics, culture, and identity manifest in visible and subtle ways.

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Who was Lee Harvey Oswald?

New book by Hoover fellow recounts his experiences knowing JFK’s assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald.

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A better incentive for adopting solar power

Tax rebates for installing residential solar power have done little to spur adoption in low-income communities in the United States, while a less common incentive seems to succeed, according to new research using AI and satellite images.

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Dams and food security

Analysis finds that dammed reservoirs could store more than 50% of the water needed to irrigate crops without depleting water stocks or encroaching on nature. The researchers caution against building new dams, however, and urge consideration of alternative storage solutions.

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Stanford thanks veterans for their service

Every year on Veterans Day, the Stanford community pays tribute to those who answer the call to serve and protect the nation.

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Beaver dams buffer rivers against climate extremes

American beaver populations are booming in the western United States as conditions grow hotter and drier. New research shows their prolific dam building benefits river water quality so much, it outweighs the damaging influence of climate-driven droughts.

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Stanford scholars’ takes on the 2022 midterms

While votes from the U.S. midterm elections are still being counted and the full results of various state races are not entirely certain, what is clear is Americans did not succumb to paranoia or violence as feared, say Stanford researchers.

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An epic ‘gap decade’

Anna Mattinger spent her 20s traveling the world, living in the wilderness, training under a Shaolin monk, and creating pyrotechnics at Burning Man – among other adventures – before enrolling at Stanford this fall to study computer science and artificial intelligence.

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Student team creates app for studying pain

Researchers struggled to gather quantitative and qualitative data to measure patients’ pain but a new mobile app, created by Stanford students, will collect information that can help guide treatment.

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Election Day at Stanford

The Stanford community took to the polls Tuesday – Democracy Day – to exercise their democratic rights by casting ballots in the 2022 midterm election.

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